CEDAR RIDGE PRESERVE
7171 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX 75249 Directions
Cedar Ridge Preserve occupies 633 acres of picturesque hiking trails. The forest preserves a beautiful slice of hill country rich in wildlife. The natural sanctuary is jointly managed by Audubon Dallas (the local chapter of The Audubon National Society) and the county of Dallas. CRP includes native trees, grasses, and wildflowers, showcasing the area's natural beauty. The Preserve provides visitors an array of facilities with nine miles of easy to challenging walking trails, providing the perfect experience for any hiker. A Butterfly Garden and picnic areas are also situated there. Bird watching is a popular year-round activity, including a wide range of wildlife.
Birds, Reptiles, Hills, Grasses and Wildflowers, Walking Trails, Insects, Events, Running, Native Trees, Wild Mammals, Butterfly Gardens & Limited Picnic Areas
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OAK CLIFF NATURE PRESERVE
2875 Pierce Street, Dallas, TX 75233 Directions
Oak Cliff Nature Conserve has six loops consisting of 8 miles of trails. Their mission is to preserve and protect the physical and ecological integrity of their wildlife habitat, native plant communities, and scenic landscapes in Texas. The trail includes a variety of open fields and wooded areas. It has wall-to-wall wildflowers, 121 rolling acres of woodland, wildflower meadows, and 8 miles of trails for hiking and biking. Oak Cliff Nature Conserve is a 120 acre protected area that is a perfect place and open to the public in the heart of Oak Cliff, including 8 miles of trails managed by the Dallas Off-Road Cycling Association.
Mountain Biking, Rocky Mountain, Trail Running, Nature Trips, Dogs on Leash, Walking, Wild Flowers, Woodlands, Forest Views, Birding, Wildflower Meadows & Cross-Country Jogging
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TRINITY RIVER AUDUBON CENTER
6500 South Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX 75217 Directions
Trinity River Audubon Center has an engaging exhibit hall and 5 miles of hiking trails through the Great Trinity Forest with the prairies and wetlands, a nature shop, classes, and activities for the entire family. Their staff leads you through the many forms of trinity river experiences and the vast forest of the trinity. Their center is your path to discover the spectacular wealth of the 6,000-acre Great Trinity Forest, the United States' largest urban hardwood forest. The 130-acre center sits on a dumpsite, now a restored refuge for a wide array of ducks and other wildlife in an increasingly urbanized metropolis. Visitors can explore hands-on experiences of nature viewing trails.
Nature Trip, Loop, Wetland, Plants, Exhibits, Architecture, Classes, Hardwood Forest, Bird Watching, Wetlands, Woods, Owls, Prairie Habitat, Relaxing Walk & Wildlife
Price: Adults (Ages 13-59) - $6
Children (Ages 3-12) - $3
Seniors (Ages 60+) - $4